Face of Asia UK Finals,Fashion Show & Afterparty!


Face of Asia 09 Competition Results!!!



Face of Asia 09 Finals Result and Post Event Press Release

24 April 2009

This is the fourth year the Face of Asia annual competition has been successfully running having secured sponsorship from Asian media partners with this year the main sponsors being Asian Woman Magazine and B4U TV.  The event was originally created as part of the Celebrasian Festivals promoting Asian entrepreneurism within corporate events.  The Face of Asia competition gives both a male and female winner the much sought after opportunity by launching their career in the highly competitive Asian Modelling industry and possibly into films.

Pukka PR a new dynamic Events/Entertainment brand was chosen this year to come on board to promote the Face of Asia event by helping to round up applicants for three rounds of castings where 24 contestants (12 male & 12 females) were selected and shortlisted out of many by Asian Woman Magazine to compete in the Finals.  Gina Ranjana Chrysanthou Artiste & Founder/Director of website www.pukkapr.com experienced in the Performing Arts said it was a different challenge and experience being on the other side for a change promoting an Asian beauty competition.

Winners of the Face of Asia 09

Female: Suhina Singh. 

Male: Peter Amery who was actually scouted by us at the Zee Carnival in February.

The Finals event was organized by Neil Sen & Renu Sen and took place at Sway Bar/Restaurant and TV personality Syed Ahmed from the BBC TV programme The Apprentice was host/presenter for the evening.  The entertainment included a fashion show modelled by the contestants showcasing Polistas, Rai Lingerie, Huseena Couture and RCS Designs.  Live acts provided by B4U TV included 3 Mix, Shekie n Sham, Karen David and Navin Kundra and the Afterparty managed by Voodoo Entertainment.  The event was also dedicated to the memory of Sahar Daftary winner of Face of Asia 07. 

Article by Gina Ranjana Chrysanthou © Photos by Gina Chrysanthou & Amita Chatterji

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Face of Asia 09

Face of Asia 09 winner Suhina Singh & Pukka PR Director Gina

Face of Asia 09

Face of Asia 09 winner Peter Amery & Gina

Face of Asia 09

From left: Runner up Rati Kachwaha, Syed Ahmed from The Apprentice & Gina


Gina being interviewed by Voodoo Entertainment presenter Meera

Face of Asia 09

Above: Face of Asia 09 Finalists after the event ready to party!

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Below: Pre-event Promotional Info for Face of Asia 09

Pukka PR promotes Face of Asia 2009, the national search begins to find Britain's next Asian top male and female models.  Please read on for further details:-

Please note we are not accepting any more entries for Face of Asia and now 24 contestants including 12 females & 12 males have been selected to participate as Finalists.

The Face of Asia 09 Finals are taking place on Thursday 23rd April 09 at Sway Restaurant/Club in central London. 

61-65 Great Queen Street, WC2B 5BZ. http://www.swaybar.co.uk/ 

Ticket Prices: 
1) Hospitality VIP tickets £55+VAT including entry from 7pm with best seats, three course buffet & wine and After-Party in VIP area.
2) Entry only tickets from 8pm £23 incl vat on the door or £20 incl VAT prepaid includes the show and Afterparty with club open until 3am.
The Crystal Lounge at Sway is the elegantly themed room where the Face of Asia contestants will compete and be judged by members of the Asian Woman Magazine Fashion Editorial Team joined by celebrity guests and media.  The evening will also comprise of a fabulously choreographed Fashion Show showcasing three designers: Huseena Couture, Polistas and Rai Lingerie plus a programme of artistes performing courtesy of event sponsors B4U Music TV channel.  Event also sponsored by Asian Woman Magazine.
Please contact Gina at Pukka PR ASAP with regards to tickets
for the Show and VIP Hospitality places. info@pukkapr.com

Search for the Face of Asia 09 began in January with castings in London and 24 Finalists with 12 females & 12 males were selected to compete in the Face of Asia 09.

Original Promo for Face of Asia was as below:

This is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring male & female Asian models.  This could be your chance to flaunt yourself on the pages of fashion magazines, strut your stuff on the catwalks and secure a successful international career in the modelling industry making your dream come true so go for it and enter!            

Twenty contestants will battle it out for the men's and women's titles which will be filmed by B4U TV and judged by a panel of celebrities and industry experts.

Prizes include exclusive work with Asian Woman for all their shows, a luxury week's holiday in Sri Lanka including flights and a role in an up and coming movie.  The winners of Face of Asia 2009 will also appear in a VIP Fashion Show as part of the Celebrasian Festival in June 2009.

Applications for the prestigious competition are open to males and females between the ages of 16-28.

Face of Asia 2009 promises to be even bigger than last year's event so if you want to join people from across England who have already sent in their applications for the first round of the castings taking place in London at the Asian Bride Show, Wembley Stadium on 24th - 25th January or Asian Bride Show.

The second round of castings are taking place on Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th February 09 at the Zee Carnival in Kensington Olympia.

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